Jackknifed tractor trailer closes westbound lanes of PA Turnpike

A jackknifed tractor trailer accident closed westbound lanes of the Pennsylvania Turnpike.

The incident happened around 1:30 p.m. on Dec. 29 between the Reading and Lebanon/Lancaster exits.  

State police says the driver of the truck was injured, but there is no word on how severe the injuries were.

No other vehicles or injuries were reported.

All westbound traffic was detoured off the Turnpike at the Reading exit. All lanes have since reopened.

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